Dept. of Athletics and Recreation
UBC makes football coaching change
UBC’s Department of Athletics and Recreation announced today that Shawn Olson will be moving on from his role as UBC head football coach.
Nov 3, 2014
UBC invests in sport performance
Following a review of its varsity teams, UBC is investing an additional $500,000 per year to boost team success and achieve excellence on the national and international stage.
May 29, 2014
UBC announces results of sport review, confirms varsity teams
The University of British Columbia announced today the result of the sport review of the 29 Vancouver campus varsity teams.
Feb 28, 2014
UBC announces initial sport review results and increased varsity funding
UBC announced the stage one results of its sport review, with 16 of the current 29 varsity teams securing their status for the coming years.
Jan 21, 2014
Let the Games Begin! Canada’s Chef de Mission readies for Universiade 2013
Theresa Hanson’s first concern is safety and security.
May 30, 2013 - by Jean Kavanagh
Let the shredding begin: North America’s first campus skatepark opens at UBC
UBC has opened the first campus skatepark in North America, giving students, campus residents and Metro enthusiasts a new place to get radical on their skateboards, BMX bikes and rollerblades.
May 1, 2013
Build it and they will come
New athletic facilities and partnerships make UBC a community sport magnet
Apr 3, 2013 - by Heather Amos
You can go home again
UBC head cross-country coach Marek Jedrzejek takes his team to Poland for the World Championships
Mar 6, 2013 - by Heather Amos
Where’s the puck? Time-lapse video shows extreme makeover of UBC rink to Davis Cup tennis court
UBC is releasing a time-lapse video of the transformation of UBC’s Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre, which is now ready to welcome Canada’s and Spain’s top tennis stars for the Davis Cup. The facility, which boasts three ice rinks and was a hockey and sledge hockey venue during the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Games, goes through a surface and technology makeover to become a world-class tennis venue.
Jan 30, 2013